I can do this job and even though the Department of Veterans Affairs will tell me I’m not qualified, I’m applying anyway – GS-2210-11/12

For those not knowing this, being a radioman in the navy required you to know all about the security of systems whether it was electronic, rf, tempest, physical, emi, etc.

Major Duties: The employee serves as the Information Security Officer (ISO) in support of either a VA facility or specified program area of responsibility and reports to either the Supervisory Regional Information Security Director, Deputy Director or supervisory Network ISO as deems appropriate. The employee actively participates in network and systems design to ensure implementation of viable systems security policies and procedures. Develops policies and procedures to ensure secure information systems reliability and accessibility; and to prevent and safeguard against unauthorized access to automated information systems, networks and data. Conducts systems security evaluations, audits and reviews; and develops Automated Information Systems (AIS) security contingency plans and disaster recovery procedures.
Designs Information Technology (IT) systems programs to ensure controlled accessibility to AIS, as well as to prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data.
Monitors and tracks controlled access programs to ensure implementation and viability of appropriate systems security policies, as well as the acquisition of IT security tools.
Plans, establishes and implements local AIS systems security program(s), such as IT security, certification and accreditation processes, regular and recurring Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) analysis and the performance of test and assessments of security authentication technologies.
Leads ad hoc teams in the conduct of comprehensive program studies and evaluations to assure efficacy and viability of AIS operations, as well as compliance with and adherence to established Federal and VA/OI&T laws, regulations, policies and procedures established to protect AIS from unauthorized access; and sensitive data from fraudulent compromise.
Develops and implements program procedures to ensure that systems, network and data users are aware of, as well as understand and adhere to AIS policies and procedures.
Ensures the rigorous application of AIS policies, principles and practices relative to all local IT systems and services.
You will perform all duties as assigned.


Yes I know they won’t hire me but I want my life back.

Thirteen years with no steady employment has taken its toll.




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